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Untitled (Two examples of a blue butterfly)

c.1701-1705

Maria Sibylla Merian

From the collection

Title

Untitled (Two examples of a blue butterfly)

Date

c.1701-1705

Description

Two examples of a blue butterfly, from an album of 91 drawings entitled 'Merian's Drawings of Surinam Insects &c'; with a caterpillar and chrysalis on a branch with red and white flower. Watercolour and bodycolour, heightened with silver, and with pen and grey ink, on vellum.
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Location

Suriname

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Unknown

Category

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